Ratepayer groups celebrate consent refusal for 71 apartments

Resident and ratepayer groups are ecstatic after commissioners refused resource consents to obuild a 71-unit residential development in Cockle Bay. Independent Hearing Commissioners last week...

Urban Growth Agenda critical

“Last week’s announcement of a 10 per cent year-on-year decline in Auckland’s April dwelling consents and fall in the total number of new homes completed in...

First home buyers divided on accepting home ownership help

More than half of Kiwi parents say they would loan their children money interest-free to help them buy a home, according to new research...

Capital Gains Tax – alarm bells should be ringing

RSM New Zealand (Auckland) at Highbrook heard from Former Bell Gully tax partner Joanne Hodge on capital gains tax at a presentation on Thursday...

‘Council failing to protect local environment’

The Auckland Council’s refusal to fine or prosecute a local developer for the illegal alteration of a stream between Cheriton Road and Colmar Road...

“We want our money back”

A young couple are distraught that they cannot get back $37,777.50 they paid to the wrong bank account. Shirley Li thought she had transferred the...

Neighbours angry as 10 houses crammed onto two properties

More than 30 residents in a small Bucklands Beach street are up in arms about a development which will see 10 properties built on...

$78m development for Botany Town Centre

Botany Town Centre is to undergo a multi-million development which will begin this month with a completion date set for May 2019. AMP Capital today...

Work on new Whitford subdivision underway

A new development in Whitford has already sold more than half of its available sites.

More time to join class action for leaky home owners

More leaky-building owners – many from the east Auckland - will have the chance to join a self-funded class action against James Hardie after...

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